Proactively designing its dessert trucks to stay ahead of increasingly stringent municipal health department rules is helping Kona Ice grow nationally, according to the brand’s founder and president, Tony Lamb. Lamb decided that if his Florence, Ky.-based franchise was going to sell shaved ice and other desserts in any community, the trucks would have to pass muster in one of the country’s toughest cities for health code regulations: Los Angeles. Now, all 305 Kona Ice dessert ...

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